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JEA National High School Journalist of the Year

  • Website Address
  • http://jea.org/home/awards-honors/journalist-of-th...
  • Contact
  • Journalism Education Association
  • Address
  • Kansas State University
  • 103 Kedzie Hall
  • Manhattan, KS 66506-1505
  • Email Address
  • jea@spub.ksu.edu
  • Application Deadline
  • March 15, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 7
  • Maximum Amount
  • $2,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • Sister Rita Jeanne Scholarships - named for the Journalism Education Association's long-time treasurer - recognize some of the top high school journalists in the country. The contest begins at the state level. Winning portfolios from the state High School Journalist of the Year competitions are sent to the national level. Portfolios are judged and winners announced at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention.

    Applicants must be a graduating high school senior; have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; have participated in high school journalism for at least two years; submit a portfolio; be a state Journalist of the Year winner and a student of a JEA member adviser.

    Mail your entire portfolio package to your state contest coordinator. The portfolio must reach the State Director by March 1st. Secure the name and address of your JEA State Director. (For a list of state directors, please visit our website.) Do not mail your entry to JEA Headquarters. The contest coordinator must send the winning state entry to be received at JEA by April 1st.

    For more information, please visit our website.

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